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William Whitmire's Biography

Office:

Contact Information

436C Blatt Building
Columbia, SC 29201

Post Office Box 157
Walhalla, SC 29691

Full Name:

William 'Bill' R. Whitmire

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Kathy; 3 Children: Ashley, Alayna, Trevor

Birth Date:

08/24/1948

Birth Place:

Seneca, SC

Home City:

Walhalla, SC

Religion:

Methodist

AB, Piedmont College, 1972

Representative, South Carolina State House of Representatives, District 1, 2003-present

Former Member, Walhalla City Council

Candidate, South Carolina State House of Representatives, District 1, 2018

Mayor, Walhalla, 2000-2002

Mayor Pro Tempore, Walhalla, 1998-1999

Former Member, General Government, Personnel and Benefits Committee, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Chair, Proviso Subcommittee, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Rules Committee, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Legislative, Executive, and Local Government, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Public Education and Special Schools, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Sales & Use Tax and Income Tax, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Educator, Oconee County School District

Owner, S&W Farms

Served, United States Army Reserve, 1971-1977

Announcer, Walhalla High School Football, 1993-present

Member, American Legion Post 124

Member, Education Committee, Southern Legislative Conference

Member, Historic Old Pickens Foundation

Member, Oconee Heritage Center

Member, Patriot's Hall Association

Chair, Saint Luke's Methodist Church Outreach Committee

Member, Society of Descendants of the United State Constitution

Member, South Carolina Council on Accreditation and School Improvement

Member, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Member, Sportsman's Caucus

Member, Walhalla Chamber of Commerce

Member, Walhalla Civic Auditorium Board of Directors

Member, Walhalla Jaycees

Member, Walhalla Lions Club

Member, Walhalla Oktoberfest Committee

Member, Walhalla Rotary Club

Member, Walhalla Sertoma Club

Member, Westminister Chamber of Commerce

Awards:

Legislator of the Year, American Legion, 2010;
Business Advocate Awards, 2010, 2011;

Date of Wedding Anniversary:

July 26, 1975

Father's Name:

Ramsey

Mother's Name:

Marie

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